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Las Vegas HEALS to Hold Next Healthcare Happy Hour at New Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Henderson

Las Vegas HEALS and Dignity Health have partnered up for the next Las Vegas HEALS Healthcare Happy Hour to celebrate the grand opening of Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital located on the Siena Campus of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican. Guests can enjoy cuisine and cocktails while touring the newest state-of-the-art facility specializing in rehabilitative care. The event will take place on ...

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Curbing health-care costs is no laughing matter

On Thursday, reports that Ontario would stop sedating patients during colonoscopies, part of a package of cuts intended to save $ 500 million in health-care spending each year, led to a predictable series of rather indelicate jokes online. You can imagine what they were — “A colonoscopy without sedation is a good metaphor for a Conservative government.” And the like. ...

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Curbing health-care costs is no laughing matter

On Thursday, reports that Ontario would stop sedating patients during colonoscopies, part of a package of cuts intended to save $ 500 million in health-care spending each year, led to a predictable series of rather indelicate jokes online. You can imagine what they were — “A colonoscopy without sedation is a good metaphor for a Conservative government.” And the like. ...

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CVS expands same-day prescription delivery nationwide

CVS has decided its customers will no longer wait a couple of days to have their prescriptions delivered. The pharmacy chain is now offering same-day delivery nationwide, almost a year after introducing one- and two-day shipping, the company announced Thursday. CVS will partne… Health and Science

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10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare In America

The CEO Forum Magazine has released its 2019 list of “10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare in America,” which spotlights leaders and health systems with truly innovative practices in delivering care, modeling their business and using new technology. Based on the magazine’s criteria of what constitutes a Transformative CEO, which is one who “creates new value that reinvigorates a company, reinvents an ...

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'Alexa, find me a doctor': Amazon Alexa adds new medical skills

Amazon’s voice assistant can now manage people’s sensitive health information, which represents an important step for the company into the $ 3.5 trillion health care sector. As of Thursday, consumers will be able to use about half a dozen new Alexa health skills to ask questions such as “Alexa, pull up my blood glucose readings” or “Alexa, find me a ...

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The Trump administration is forcing this health start-up that took Chinese money into a fire sale

As the Trump administration cracks down on Chinese investment in corporate America, one health tech start-up is facing an abnormal situation: PatientsLikeMe is being forced to find a buyer after the U.S. government has ordered its majority owner, a Chinese firm, to divest its stake. PatientsLikeMe provides an online service that helps patients find people with similar health conditions. In ...

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